Never tried open water swimming? Then our River Arun Swim is the perfect swimming challenge for you!  

2024 River Arun swim - date tbc.

If you are interested in taking part please email [email protected]

Our River Arun Swim gives you the chance to soak up the English countryside in rural Sussex with a beautiful summer swim in the River Arun and a complimentary pre-swim snack.

The swim is around four miles long, and you’ll be swimming with a small group of up to 20 other swimmers, so you’ll have company the whole way. The River Arun is a tidally assisted river, which means that although four miles sounds like a tough challenge, it will feel much easier than swimming the same distance in a lake or pool. This makes our River Arun Swim the perfect open water swimming challenge for first timers.

What you will receive:

  • Open water swimming guides
  • Boat safety cover
  • SwimQuest swim cap
  • Memento if you raise the minimum requested fundraising amount 
  • Complimentary light pre-swim snack

Unsure whether this event is right for you? Have a look at our River Arun Swim FAQs.

Deposit with minimum sponsorship will be required to take part. For more information please email Andrew on [email protected] 

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